Monthly Archive: June 2019

What does Antithesis Mean?

The term antithesis indicates opposition or contradiction of two statements. It also refers to a person or thing that has opposite qualities or represents the opposite of another. The word antithesis originates from the Greek αντίθεσις or antithesis which means “contraposition” or “opposition”, and is composed of the anti- roots ,…
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What does Antisepsis Mean?

Antisepsis is the action of destroying or inhibiting microorganisms (infectious agents or pathogens) that exist in living tissue. The word antisepsis comes from the Greek roots anti- which means against and -sepsis which means deterioration or putrefaction. The procedures used for antisepsis are for example isolation techniques, the use of suitable clothing,…
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